White leather ladies' handbag, made by Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond, 1950s. Retailed by Olga Geiger, Collins Street, Melbourne.

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.

Physical Description

White ladies' leather "skirt-style" handbag. "Belt" lies across top fastening. Lined with dark blue poplin moire. Bag has hand strap. 2. mirror. 3. white leather purse.

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